Sean is a writer, veteran, non-profit founder (care4us.org) and a special needs father. He’s contributed to multiple media outlets including the Washington Post, Playboy and Quartz.
His first book, Sixteen: A Rational Account of an Irrational Election was published in May of 2018 by Dream Oak Publishing.
A veteran of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and a Bronze Star recipient, Sean launched the data, politics and society blog chartwellwest.com in 2015.
A graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the University of San Diego Graduate School of Business, Sean separated from the Navy at the rank of Commander. He lives in Southern California with his wife Annette and three boys.